Dr. Achim Wennmann is an expert in economic perspectives on violent conflict, dispute resolution, and peacebuilding. He is currently working on statebuilding in hybrid political orders, negotiated exits from shadow economies, and conflict prevention in contexts of large scale business investments. Achim has a broad research and advisory experience including intellectual mediation support, research coordination of major projects, and advisory roles for international organizations, government, business, and private foundations. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of Global Governance. He holds a Doctorate in International Relations from the Graduate Institute, where he also obtained a Diplôme d’Études Supérieures (DES). He has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations with Development Studies from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. Currently, Dr. Wennmann is also Executive Coordinator of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform.